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Job #: R-00042692
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Group has an immediate opening for Data Center Operations Manager to join our CIO Services team. In this role, you will provide management and direction for internal and externally staffed teams responsible for monitoring, troubleshooting and escalation of infrastructure and application service interruptions. You will also maintain establish service level objective (SLO) and oversee rack and stack of hardware/hands on troubleshooting and vendor escort for three remote 2000 sq. ft. data centers. Primary applications consist of SAFe 5.0 Framework, Tidal Enterprise Scheduler, Splunk, Lotus Enterprise Integrator, Electric Data Interchange, DC Track, CIO Central and Vector SharePoint.

Additional Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Promote company’s mission, core values, and guiding principles
  • Fundamental understanding of ITIL, change management, and technology management best practices
  • Manage the CIO Service’s 24/7/365 Operations Support Center and Data Center Administration Support
  • Manage a team in an Agile environment
  • Effectively assess team’s workload to prepare weekly, monthly and quarterly reviews illustrating delivery effectiveness, metrics review and areas of opportunity (include tracking).
  • Works with co-location data center vendors to ensure uptime of critical infrastructure
  • Monitor performance of $2.5 million CIO Services Data Centers to determine cost and productivity levels, and to make recommendations for improving overall performance
  • Experience with infrastructure/application monitoring and alert-management tools used to provide teams with guidance/direction during questionable times.
  • Ensure satisfactory audit and compliance reviews by implementing bullet proof processes and procedures
  • Partner with CIO Services teams to remediate outages and hardware related issues/vulnerabilities.
  • Coordination with development team for management of project related drawings, tracking, etc.
  • Assess vendors and develop test strategies for operational usage of application tools for computer operators and site system administrators to successful complete job requirements
  • Assists with implementation of business continuity and disaster recovery solutions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to meet corporate objectives.
  • Staff training on software and hardware
  • Maintains a safe and secure work environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of relevant IT experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Process oriented professional with strong knowledge of datacenter operations and disaster recovery technologies.
  • Experience managing geographically remote staff, with focus on datacenter environments.
  • Experience developing solutions within a multi-cloud, hybrid cloud environment, with workloads and points of integration spanning across on-prem and cloud constructs, including AWS and Azure.
  • 2+ years of experience with Splunk Reporting and Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD).
  • Project management or Scrum Master experience.
  • Hands-on experience working with public cloud environments and services 
  • US Citizenship is required and eligible to obtain a federal security clearance if needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous AWS or Azure migration skills and experience. 
  • Relevant Industry certifications such on Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Extensive knowledge of public cloud technologies and services with broad understanding of developing and building leading edge IT technologies in public cloud.
  • Experience in leading a team applying all elements of Technical Consulting.
  • Exposure and working level knowledge of working with and interfacing to global delivery teams.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops


About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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